Maggs Bros Ltd

Silk Embroidered Souvenir - British Legation Guard Peking, 1913-1914.



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Attractive piece, 16" x 14", headed with the banner "Allied Forces in China" above the Royal Artillery badge and motto. An aperture has been left for the inclusion of a portrait photograph, beneath which an eagle is shown attacking a dragon, the whole surrounded by the flags of the Allied Nations intertwined with floral sprays, beneath the title as above. Coloured silks and metal wire on a black background. Very good, apparently never framed.

An unusual subject for one of these souvenir pieces.

Stock Code: 78464